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Ambulance at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (File photo)

Surrey residents report calling 911 for ambulances that didn’t arrive

One was an eight-year-old girl, another a 64-year-old woman with a blood clot after getting an AstraZeneca vaccine

 

Signage directs people to the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at South Surrey Recreation Centre. (File photo)

Surrey offers vaccine clinics for 12-years-plus on first day of summer break

Fraser Health region ‘trying to be proactive’ with youth

 

Instead of spending millions to extend 84th Avenue through the south portion of Bear Creek Park, one reader argues, city council should be actively trying to preserve the park for future generations. (Photo submitted by John Burgess)

LETTER: City of Surrey’s plan to extend 84th Avenue is wildcat scheme

McCallum’s project will destroy portion of Bear Creek Park, our city’s natural jewel

  • Jun 23, 2021

 

Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell says his role as a member of the new Surrey Police Service board of directors offers an opportunity to help policing in the community ‘move forward’ in terms of its interactions with the city’s First Nations people. (City of White Rock)

SFN chief considers it an honour to serve on Surrey Police Board

‘We can’t change the past, but we can learn from it,’ says Harley Chappell

Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell says his role as a member of the new Surrey Police Service board of directors offers an opportunity to help policing in the community ‘move forward’ in terms of its interactions with the city’s First Nations people. (City of White Rock)
The 2021 PNE Prize Home is located in South Surrey, at 961 McNally Creek Dr. (Janis Nicolay photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey prize-home tours starting

First-ever built-in-place PNE lottery home opening to public June 26

The 2021 PNE Prize Home is located in South Surrey, at 961 McNally Creek Dr. (Janis Nicolay photo)
Protesters block 105A Avenue in Whalley for a half-hour Monday during a rally against what they say is the disproportionate apprehension of Indigenous children by the government. (Submitted photo)

Surrey rally against state apprehension of Indigenous children

One five-year-old girl is heading into her 15th foster care placement

Protesters block 105A Avenue in Whalley for a half-hour Monday during a rally against what they say is the disproportionate apprehension of Indigenous children by the government. (Submitted photo)
Serena Kullar is cutting her hair on June 30 - her 13th birthday – in support of wigs for kids. (Contributed photo)

Hair-raising goal in sight for South Surrey pre-teen

Serena Kullar hopes plan to donate her hair for kids’ wigs will boost fundraising support to $2K

Serena Kullar is cutting her hair on June 30 - her 13th birthday – in support of wigs for kids. (Contributed photo)
A Surrey lawyer has been suspended for two months for conduct unbecoming the profession. (File photo)

Surrey lawyer suspended following 2018 domestic incident

Law Society imposes two-month penalty on Narinder Pal Singh Kang

A Surrey lawyer has been suspended for two months for conduct unbecoming the profession. (File photo)
Health Minister Adrian Dix announced in December that Surrey’s new hospital will be located in Cloverdale, next to KPU. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

Health minister expects construction of Surrey’s new hospital in Cloverdale to begin in 2023, open in 2027

Adrian Dix spoke Tuesday in a Zoom meeting hosted by the Surrey Board of Trade concerning the new hospital

Health Minister Adrian Dix announced in December that Surrey’s new hospital will be located in Cloverdale, next to KPU. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey RCMP say Gemina Mitchell (inset) was last seen on May 9, 2021. (File photo/Contributed photo)

Missing Surrey woman last seen May 9

Police are asking for help locating Gemina Mitchell

Surrey RCMP say Gemina Mitchell (inset) was last seen on May 9, 2021. (File photo/Contributed photo)
Earl Marriott Mariners football coach Michael Mackay-Dunn (centre, wearing white hat) is retiring from teaching and coaching. (EMS Football photo)

Longtime Earl Marriott Secondary teacher, football coach retires

Michael Mackay-Dunn hangs up coaching whistle after 22 years

Earl Marriott Mariners football coach Michael Mackay-Dunn (centre, wearing white hat) is retiring from teaching and coaching. (EMS Football photo)
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Surrey Board of Trade vows ‘a lot of noise’ will be made about tax increases

Huberman calls for comprehensive tax review at all levels of government

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Natalie Brown and Colten Wilke star in the feature film Thunderbird, co-produced by South Surrey-raised Michael Morrison and released this month in Canada, the U.S and the U.K. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey-raised producer helps bring ‘Thunderbird’ to the screen

Michael Morrison guides B.C.-shot thriller with First Nations connection

Natalie Brown and Colten Wilke star in the feature film Thunderbird, co-produced by South Surrey-raised Michael Morrison and released this month in Canada, the U.S and the U.K. (Contributed photo)
This year’s Virtual Hike for Hospice raised just over $30,000 with the support of participants including Marlene. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Virtual hike raises $30K for Peace Arch Hospice Society

Community support smashes fundraising goal

This year’s Virtual Hike for Hospice raised just over $30,000 with the support of participants including Marlene. (Contributed photo)
A mixed-use development with 69 market rental units and 10 commercial units is proposed for the 2300-block of King George Boulevard. (Thinkspace rendering)

Pair of South Surrey apartment proposals move forward

Council gives third reading to rezoning applications for market-rental and residential projects

A mixed-use development with 69 market rental units and 10 commercial units is proposed for the 2300-block of King George Boulevard. (Thinkspace rendering)
A cache of 89 crabs was discovered during a 2018 compliance inspection at South Surrey’s Elgin Park Marina. (Contributed photo)

$7,500 fine for illegal crab harvest discovered in South Surrey

Laird Goddyn found guilty in Surrey Provincial Court following 2018 investigation

A cache of 89 crabs was discovered during a 2018 compliance inspection at South Surrey’s Elgin Park Marina. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course sold to new owners

Deal for popular par 3 course expected to close by end of the year

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)
Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Bottomline, everyone is paying more this year

There is no doubt that McCallum’s claim was misleading, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

  • Jun 17, 2021
Frank Bucholtz
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Our weekly collection of compliments and complaints sent in by readers

  • Jun 17, 2021
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A sign warning of a pack of coyotes hangs near 2660 Croydon Dr. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey woman sounds alarm after encounter with pack of coyotes

Susan Martin said three full-grown coyotes were lurking around her home

A sign warning of a pack of coyotes hangs near 2660 Croydon Dr. (Aaron Hinks photo)